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United States Health and Retirement Study 1992

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General Info
Geography 
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
04/1992 - 03/1993
Data type
Survey:
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Longitudinal
Summary 

The HRS is a longitudinal cohort study of the health, retirement and aging of more than 22,000 Americans over the age of 50. Conducted every two years, the collected data assess mental and physical changes, family support, insurance coverage, financial well-being, employment, and retirement planning of the respondents. Questionnaire topics include physical and cognitive functioning, retirement plans, family structure and transfers, demographic characteristics, housing, employment status, income, disability, health insurance, pension plans, job history, and attitudes, preferences, and expectations for the future.

Citation
Primary investigator 
Juster F. Thomas, Willis Robert J.
Publication year 
2011
Suggested citation 

Health and Retirement Study, (Biennial 1992) public use dataset. Produced and distributed by the University of Michigan with funding from the National Institute on Aging (grant number NIA U01AG009740). Ann Arbor, MI, (2011).